Chris Froome: 2020 Tour de France is Roglic's to lose

Team Jumbo rider Slovenias Primoz Roglic wearing the overall leaders yellow jersey C arrives with Team UAE Emirates rider Slovenias Tadej Pogacar unseen at the finish line of the 13th stage of the 107th edition of the Tour de France cycling race 191 km between ChatelGuyon and Puy Mary on September 11 2020 Photo by BENOIT TESSIER POOL AFP Photo by BENOIT TESSIERPOOLAFP via Getty Images
Primoz Roglic (Jumbo-Visma) holds a 44-second lead in the overall classification (Image credit: Getty Images Sport)

Four-time Tour de France champion, Chris Froome (Ineos Grenadiers) believes that the 2020 race is Primož Roglič’s to lose. The Jumbo-Visma rider took hold of the yellow jersey after stage 9 and, with one week remaining, he has a 44-second lead over his compatriot Tadej Pogačar (UAE Team Emirates).

“It's definitely Roglič's Tour to lose, I agree with that,” Froome told Eurosport. “I'd love to see Egan [Bernal] win but at the same time, I think Pogačar is not far off either. He seems to be the freshest out of all of them. He seems to be at ease all the time. It's amazing to watch him race.”

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